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Legacy Museum of African American History

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Address: 403 Monroe St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-2808
Phone Number: 434/845-3455

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Excellent little bite of black history

In town for a family reunion, we wanted to absorb as much about the black experience of Lynchburg and so decided to make a quick pitstop at the museum. It's a small place but full... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a family reunion, we wanted to absorb as much about the black experience of Lynchburg and so decided to make a quick pitstop at the museum. It's a small place but full of great pictures, artifacts, and information. It was excellent to see the intersection and display of local black history within the larger African American historical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with my family. We learned a lot about the history and culture of the African Americans here in Central Virginia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

This evening, I attended a reception for the opening of the Legacy Museaum's latest exhibit, which deals with the African American Experience in Central Virginia between 1860 and 1890. The new exhibit is an amazing collection of artifacts and informative displays which will educate and inform the general public. The curator and staff have done a wonderful job of intergrating... More 

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